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China using ‘debtbook diplomacy’ to spread its strategic aims in Asia Pacific

The Chinese government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia and the Pacific, a new report presented to the US State Department claims.

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Iran Takes Diplomatic Approach Amid Rising Regional Tensions

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is leaving for a diplomatic tour of China, Russia and the EU late Saturday as Israel and the US try to push the Islamic state into war.

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China’s ZTE may be first major casualty of trade war with US

ZTE, one of the world’s largest telecom equipment makers, may be the first major casualty of a trade war brewing between China and the US.

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South Korea, U.S. expected to hold summit in mid-May – South Korean official

South Korea and the United States are likely to hold a summit in mid-May, a South Korean presidential official said on Wednesday.

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China’s Xi promises to open economy, lower tariffs

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech that struck a conciliatory tone on the rising trade tensions between China and the United States.

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China’s Xi promises to open economy, lower tariffs

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech that struck a conciliatory tone on the rising trade tensions between China and the United States.

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US, Saudi, UAE security advisors meet to counter Iran

The national security advisors of the US, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates met at the White House on Friday to discuss joint efforts to counter what they called: “Iranian malign influence and provocative behaviour.”

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China promises ‘necessary response’ to US tariffs as trade war fears grow

The prospect of a trade war between China and the United States has increased after Beijing’s foreign minister said it would make a “necessary response” in the event of Donald Trump introducing punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

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Brexit could mean end the status of the UK’s marine protected areas

Ahead of the G7 Environment meetings that are due to take place later this year Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey had earlier this month travelled to Canada and the USA for discussions over the UK’s priorities for the marine environment.

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Trump’s lawyers want him to refuse Mueller interview request: New York Times

Several of U.S. President Donald Trump’s lawyers have advised him not to sit down for an interview with a special counsel investigating possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election, the New York Times reported on Monday.

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Finns, worried by Russia, hand president huge election win

Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto cruised to a rare first round election win on Sunday (28 January) after a campaign in which his delicate balancing of ties with neighbour Russia and the US-led NATO military alliance resonated with voters.

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Turkey discussing with Russia, US possible Syria military operation

Turkey continues to discuss with Russia and the US the possibility of carrying out military operations in the Afrin district of northern Syria.

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China and Russia blast Vancouver summit

China and Russia are denouncing an international summit on North Korea in Vancouver next week, saying the event co-hosted by Canada and the United States is “a relapse of the Cold War mentality.”

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Russia, US at odds on renewing UN mandate for Syria probe

Russia and the United States are at odds Wednesday at the UN security council on whether to renew the mandate of an independent investigation mechanism tasked to determine who was responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

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US Defense chief Mattis in Asia, will discuss North Korea crisis with allies

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would talk with Asian allies about North Korea and the crisis caused by Pyongyang’s “reckless” provocations, as he kicked off a week-long trip to the region on Monday to meet defense chiefs in the Philippines.

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US-Russia-China cooperation could hinder the proliferation of hypersonic missiles

A new RAND report proposes that despite their differences, Russia, China and the United States should act jointly to head off a little-recognized security threat — the proliferation of hypersonic missiles beyond the three nations.

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